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New site raises women’s voices

A new website launched by the Anglican Women’s Studies Centre is aiming to promote the voices and contributions of women across our three-Tikanga life and to encourage women in ongoing theological study and leadership development.

Lambeth Conference moves to 2022

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has announced the upcoming Lambeth Conference will now be held in 2022, due to the public health, travel and economic restrictions arising from the Covid 19 pandemic.

+Cantab awards NZ interfaith leader

Jocelyn Armstrong, who is Co-Chair of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Religious Diversity Centre, received the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Hubert Walter Award this week, in recognition of her “outstanding contribution to interfaith relations in New Zealand."
Archbishop of Canterbury announces 2020 Lambeth Awards

Anglican Missions gain new director

The Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have announced Michael Hartfield as the new Anglican Missions National Director to steer the Board’s Te Ara Hou strategy for mission within and beyond the three-Tikanga church.

Anglicans to mark Refugee Sunday

Christian World Service is inviting Anglicans to pray and fundraise for refugees this Refugee Sunday which falls on 5 July in the 2020 church calendar.

Bill to reform church discipline

The General Synod Office has released a video introduction to help Anglicans understand a set of changes to this Church’s Ministry Standards canons that will come before the one-day virtual General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui this July.

Calling out Environmental Racism

More than 60 Bishops and Archbishops from around the Anglican Communion have spoken out to condemn the disproportionate impact of climate change and environmental destruction on Black and indigenous people’s lives – and to call for justice.
• 11 Archbishops and 60 Bishops sign environmental racism statement

Anglicans back Royal Commission

Archbishop Don Tamihere and Archbishop Philip Richardson are encouraging Anglican institutions to support survivors of abuse in care that wish to share their experience of claiming redress from church institutions with the Royal Commission of Inquiry.
• Royal Commissioner says Aotearoa needs to debate colonisation

Operation Refugee launches for 2020

Christian World Service has launched Operation Refugee 2020 with a challenge for Christians here to raise funds for refugees during the global coronavirus pandemic.

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